Nursing Supervisor Job Description

A Nursing Supervisor Job Description template to hire for your Healthcare department.

About the Nursing Supervisor Position

We're looking for an experienced nursing supervisor to oversee patients and manage the nursing team of our facility.

Our perfect candidate has substantial experience as a registered nurse and can handle stressful situations. This position also requires team management skills and a problem-solving attitude. Additional training in administration or management would be a bonus.

You should be able to ensure a stable nursing operation at our facility through day-to-day management and long-term planning.

Nursing Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Schedule nurses’ shifts
  • Assign nurses to patients
  • Ensure we meet operational nursing standards
  • Provide reports on productivityŮ« quality and customer service metrics
  • Ensure all nurses follow policies and procedures
  • Train new team members
  • Evaluate nurses’ performance
  • Inform family members about medical procedures and doctors’ instructions
  • Handle complaints or other issues
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing psychological support to patientsŮ« familyŮ« and friends
  • Keep records of nurses’ filesŮ« patients’ cases and procedures

Nursing Supervisor Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a nursing supervisor
  • In-depth knowledge of hospital procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of legal regulations and best practices in healthcare
  • Team management skills
  • Great communication and people skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • BSc or Diploma in Nursing; training in healthcare administration is a plus
  • Valid nursing license

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